Posted on 03/18/2022 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
For a third straight year, the National Book Critics Circle Awards were handed out virtually.
One of the most prestigious literary prizes in the United States, the contest honors the best books published the previous years in English in the US.
Here are the most recent winners:
Autobiography: Gay Bar: Why We Went Out, by Jeremy Atherton Lin
Criticism: Girlhood, by Melissa Febos
Nonfiction: How the Word Is Passed, by Clint Smith
Poetry: frank: sonnets , by Diane Seuss
John Leonard Prize (best debut): Afterparties, by Anthony Veasna So
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